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Land System Science
27 August - 1 September 2017
During this summer school you will develop an integrated understanding of land system science and landscape assessment. Also, you learn to use state-of the-art data, tools, and models for spatial analyses as well as improve your ability to build strong connections between scientific understanding and the communities of practice and policy that govern and manage the use of land.
IALE-Europe PhD Course - From pattern and process to people and action
Sunday 10 September - Tuesday 19 September 2017
The course is linked with the IALE 2017 European congress in Ghent. During the course, the participants will have the opportunity to reflect on their PhD research with the wider landscape ecological thinking by interacting with young and notably senior researchers. The course will be organised as a mixture of lectures, feedback on students’ papers, time for discussion as well as a field trip to explore the area of the PhD course.
Quantitative Ecology (Module for Master students & PhD candidates)
October 2017 - January 2018
The University of South Bohemia (Czech Republic), organizes a semester for Master and PhD students aiming to learn updated concepts and methodologies for Quantitative Ecology studies. Practical courses (using CANOCO, R etc.) will be complemented with a theoretical ecological background.
MOOC - Landscape Restoration for Sustainable Development: a Business Approach
Sunday 31 December 2017
This online course is specifically geared towards the nexus of landscapes and business. Commonland, together with the Rotterdam School of Management, Estoril Conferences, CSIC and UN’s Land Restoration Training Programme, has taken the initiative to develop this course. This consortium, known as ENABLE - the European Network for the Advancement of Business and Landscape Education - aims to educate the next generation of business leaders with an ecosystems’ view, ready to include landscape-related issues in their decision-making processes, thus making businesses more sustainable and a force for good.